Featuring a new design a little more consensual, the Acer Nitro AN517-51-77M5 puts its large format 17 inches and its architecture of last generation to the service of the creative and the demanding players. On the program: Hexa Core i7 supported by 16 GB of RAM, a 1.2 TB hybrid storage and a GeForce GTX 1650 Turing. This laptop also offers a borderless screen and a satisfactory connectivity but the screen is likely limited to 60 Hz on this version, a pity for the players.
Features of the Acer Nitro AN517-51-77M5
|Slab||17.3 ” Full HD LED IPS ComfyView (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-9750H Coffee Lake Refresh (2.6 GHz, 6 cores)|
|Installed RAM (max)||16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 2666 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots (occupied)|
|Storage space||256GB SSD M.2 (NVMe PCIe) 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA Turing GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR5 Dedicated, Intel UHD 630 Integrated Processor and Optimus|
|Audio system||2 Dolby Home Theater Speakers v4|
|webcam||Yes, HD 720p CrystelEye HD with microphone|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac Gigabit Ethernet|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 5.0|
|Video output (s)||HDMI 2.0|
|Entries exits)||Headphone / Mic Combo|
|USB||1 USB 2.0 2 USB 3.1 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1)|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Drums||4-cell 58Whr Li-ion|
|Other||Backlit red chiclet keyboard with numeric keypad, multi-touch touchpad|
Chassis, connectivity, screen of the Acer Nitro AN517-51-77M5
The Acer Nitro 5 AN517-51-77M5 may well represent the range of “base” of the game at Acer, its design has leapt ahead of the previous generation. Yes, it is still entirely made of plastic and, yes, there are still touches of red everywhere, but the size is reduced (403 x 280 x 27 mm) and the quality of overall construction significantly higher. The surfaces are mainly smooth and woken in places by a textured pattern of the most beautiful effect and almost no marks fingerprints.
The keyboard is underlined with red and backlit in red also on three levels of intensity. On this point, Acer saves money and does not choose to opt as its direct competitor for multicolored lighting or, at least, in several areas.
For its part, the connection is satisfactory with several USB ports, a USB Type-C port, an Ethernet port and an HDMI 2.0 output. The Thunderbolt 3 and more curiously the card reader are not at the rendezvous. Also note that the power supply and the headphone jack are misplaced on the front half of the right side, which can interfere with your mouse. Anyway, all the necessary at present is present and the wireless modules are entrusted to Wifi ac and Bluetooth 5.0 latest generation.
The screen is applied on a slab of 17.3 inches luminous Full HD IPS mate. Following the trend, he opted for a rather immersive edge-to-edge design, a feeling amplified by the IPS panel and its wide viewing angles. In addition, the Full HD (1920 x 1080px) definition is the most suitable for gamers and allows you to make the most of your High Definition content while the anti-glare treatment prevents the ambient light from being reflected on the screen, improving game comfort (especially in dark scenes). Note that the frequency of the slab is apparently the basic option (60 Hz), the players seeking a perfect fluidity in the frames will have to prefer the options 120 Hz or 144 Hz.
Performance, autonomy of the Acer Nitro AN517-51-77M5
To meet the needs of players, a graphics card of the latest generation Turing GeForce GTX 1650 . Unlike the latest RTX 20 series, the latter does not support Ray-Tracing and is therefore destined to succeed the mid-range GTX 10 Pascal cards. It should wait for the first tests to really know the capabilities of the GTX 1650 but it seems that it is between a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and a GeForce 1060. In fact, it would be able to compete with intensive players and to ensure respectable frequencies in Full HD on all the securities of the market provided that Ultra details are avoided on the greediest of them. Support for the creative is also valuable with its 4GB VRAM GDDR5 .
Opposite, its latest generation 9th generation Hexa Core i7-9750H processoris here to meet the needs of versatility. The gain compared to the previous generation is not necessarily significant on the perfs (10% env.) But it still allows to see large resources in multi-core tasks, in the service of versatility. Indeed, its 6 cores (12 logical multi-threading) are valuable when you work on greedy applications type 3D modeling, parallelization, video editing … Especially since the RAM is present in quantity. With 16 GB of RAM , you enjoy a great multitasking scope, enough to see coming the next few years serenely.
Ideal to promote system responsiveness without compromising on capacity, the storage calls on one side a 256 GB dedicated NVMe PCIe SSD which will be able to accommodate the operating system and all the programs and games and thus contribute to an execution. the most responsive, shortened load times and an overall brighter environment. On the other hand, a hard disk of 1000 GB at 5400 rpm is there to allow you to archive your entire library.
The battery of 58 Whr does not miraculously face the large components of this Nitro AN517-51-77M5 and can not exceed 4 hours of autonomy in Internet browsing with active Wifi. This is an average result for its category but not disappointing.